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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

INCOME

What were the sources of your household's income during the past 12 months? SOCIAL SECURITY, WORKERS' COMPENSATION, VETERAN BENEFITS, OR PENSIONS

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1547 1494 97.6 96.4-98.3 53 2.4 1.7- 3.6
Age
< 20 years 198 180 93.2 87.1-96.5 18 6.8 3.5-12.9
20-24 years 404 391 97.0 94.1-98.5 13 3.0 1.5- 5.9
25-34 years 755 739 98.7 97.3-99.3 16 1.3 0.7- 2.7
35+ years 190 184 98.4 94.2-99.6 6 1.6 0.4- 5.8
Race
White 1063 1042 98.6 97.5-99.2 21 1.4 0.8- 2.5
Black 409 377 93.6 89.5-96.1 32 6.4 3.9-10.5
Other 75 75 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 164 163 99.9 99.3- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
No 1383 1331 97.3 96.0-98.1 52 2.7 1.9- 4.0
Education
< High School 347 323 95.0 91.4-97.1 24 5.0 2.9- 8.6
High School 443 424 97.5 95.0-98.8 19 2.5 1.2- 5.0
> High School 754 744 98.8 97.5-99.5 10 1.2 0.5- 2.5
Marital Status
Married 981 959 98.3 97.0-99.0 22 1.7 1.0- 3.0
Other 566 535 96.1 93.4-97.7 31 3.9 2.3- 6.6
Income
15,999 or less 463 433 95.2 92.1-97.1 30 4.8 2.9- 7.9
16,000-24,999 173 170 98.8 94.5-99.8 3 1.2 0.2- 5.5
25,000-39,999 207 202 98.1 94.0-99.4 5 1.9 0.6- 6.0
40,000 or more 550 545 99.6 98.5-99.9 5 0.4 0.1- 1.5
WIC recipient
No 839 826 99.0 97.8-99.5 13 1.0 0.5- 2.2
Yes 694 654 95.7 93.4-97.2 40 4.3 2.8- 6.6
Medicaid recipient
No 759 751 99.1 97.7-99.6 8 0.9 0.4- 2.3
Yes 788 743 95.9 93.8-97.3 45 4.1 2.7- 6.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 692 656 94.1 91.9-95.7 36 5.9 4.3- 8.1
2500+ grams 855 838 97.9 96.6-98.7 17 2.1 1.3- 3.4

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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